Update: It's been announced at the Oculus Connect conference that the Oculus Touch will be out in the US on December 6, at a price of $199. In the UK they'll go for £190, according to this listing on Amazon UK (opens in new tab), and be available on November 23.
Oculus Touch releasing on December 6 for $199 pic.twitter.com/FJtiZIOwmIOctober 6, 2016
The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset arrived in the UK this week, some months after first landing in the States. The hardware’s wireless controllers—which are designed to enable a variety of input methods, including "hand presence," "manipulation," and "communicative gestures"—are as yet without a release date or concrete price tag, but if advertising in a UK games retailer is to be believed, they’re coming in a little more expensive than first thought.
As spotted by Engadget reporter Nick Summers, GAME appears to be accepting pre-orders for the Oculus Touch controllers—which cost £189.99 and require a £50 deposit up front. Doing so should guarantee “launch day delivery.”
Oculus Touch controllers to cost £190 in the UK. Crikey. pic.twitter.com/zg9JTNiCg8September 20, 2016
To put things into perspective, assuming this price is correct, an Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers will cost £738.99 combined; whereas main competitor the HTC Vive costs £759 in the UK.
Again, this is yet to be confirmed—as is a release date—however we can likely expect to learn more next month when Oculus Connect kicks off on October 5.